The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 170 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +6
Permanent jobs citing 3G 46 133 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 2.37% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 7.99% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 40
Average salary £67,500 £38,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.32% -25.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
3G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1307 1664 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.19% 29.64% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 879 979 1147
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region.

3G Salary Trend in Berkshire

3G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -41 22 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Slough -4 9 £38,750 +3.33%
Bracknell +22 3 - -
Newbury +6 2 £40,000 -42.85% 2
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 66 (70.21%) Telecoms
2 52 (55.32%) 4G
3 45 (47.87%) 2G
4 32 (34.04%) LTE
5 29 (30.85%) Cisco
6 28 (29.79%) MPLS
7 26 (27.66%) Broadband
7 26 (27.66%) Radio Access Network
8 22 (23.40%) GSM
8 22 (23.40%) Wireless
9 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
9 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (22.34%) Internet
9 21 (22.34%) Ericsson
9 21 (22.34%) Smartphone
10 20 (21.28%) Juniper
11 19 (20.21%) Degree
12 18 (19.15%) BGP
12 18 (19.15%) RIP
13 17 (18.09%) OSPF
13 17 (18.09%) Huawei
14 16 (17.02%) Network Security
14 16 (17.02%) UMTS
15 15 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (15.96%) CCNP
15 15 (15.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 13 (13.83%) SLA
17 11 (11.70%) SS7
18 10 (10.64%) CISSP
18 10 (10.64%) Amdocs

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.06%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 52 (55.32%) 4G
2 45 (47.87%) 2G
3 32 (34.04%) LTE
4 28 (29.79%) MPLS
5 26 (27.66%) Broadband
5 26 (27.66%) Radio Access Network
6 22 (23.40%) GSM
6 22 (23.40%) Wireless
7 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
7 21 (22.34%) Internet
8 18 (19.15%) BGP
8 18 (19.15%) RIP
9 17 (18.09%) OSPF
10 16 (17.02%) Network Security
10 16 (17.02%) UMTS
11 11 (11.70%) SS7
12 10 (10.64%) WiMAX
12 10 (10.64%) RNC
13 9 (9.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (9.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
General
1 66 (70.21%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.26%) Back Office
2 4 (4.26%) Legal
2 4 (4.26%) Billing
3 3 (3.19%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) French Language
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Network Support
3 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Security Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (7.45%) IP Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Support Team Leader
4 7 (7.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Team Leader
4 7 (7.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Technical Leader
5 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (3.19%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Smartphone
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Handset
5 2 (2.13%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (5.32%) UNIX
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (10.64%) Project Management
3 8 (8.51%) DNA
3 8 (8.51%) Network Management
4 6 (6.38%) Network Planning
4 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.32%) OpenUP
5 5 (5.32%) ITIL
6 4 (4.26%) CRM
6 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.26%) Network Design
6 4 (4.26%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.26%) Performance Management
6 4 (4.26%) Product Management
6 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.19%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.19%) Line Management
7 3 (3.19%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.19%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) Python
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.19%) C
4 2 (2.13%) F#
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 15 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.96%) CCNP
3 10 (10.64%) CISSP
4 9 (9.57%) CCSE
4 9 (9.57%) CCSA
5 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.32%) CCIP
7 4 (4.26%) MCP
7 4 (4.26%) CCNA
8 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.13%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.06%) CISM
9 1 (1.06%) PMP
9 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.32%) Netcool
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) Cisco
2 21 (22.34%) Ericsson
3 20 (21.28%) Juniper
4 17 (18.09%) Huawei
5 15 (15.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 10 (10.64%) Amdocs
7 9 (9.57%) F5
7 9 (9.57%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.51%) Remedy
9 7 (7.45%) Nortel
9 7 (7.45%) Nokia
10 6 (6.38%) Cramer
11 5 (5.32%) ION Trading
12 3 (3.19%) Oracle
13 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.13%) NetHawk
14 1 (1.06%) HP
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Posted: Yesterday
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